Stop the deportation of my husband, Attila Tasi, A#201-179-895
  • Petitioned Jim Swan

This petition was delivered to:

Mayor of Kissimmee, FL
Jim Swan
Secretary of DHS
Janet Napolitano
U.S. Senator of Florida
Marco Rubio
Director ICE John Morton
John Morton
Florida
Sen. Bill Nelson
Florida
Sen. Marco Rubio

Stop the deportation of my husband, Attila Tasi, A#201-179-895

    1. Maricela Pizarro
    2. Petition by

      Maricela Pizarro

      Kissimmee, FL

My name is Maricela Pizarro and the reason for this petition is to stop the deportation of my husband, Attila Tasi, back to Hungary as he has no criminal background and is a model citizen.

Make a call to Miami ICE: 305-205-2001

Sample Script: "Hi, I am calling to ask that you stop the deportation of Attila Tasi who is the husband of a US Citizen. He has no criminal record and just wants to start his life with his wife. He turned himself in after finding out that he had a warrant set out for him. He did the right thing as any person with morals would/ Please do not deport him and let him have his fair chance at beginning a married life"

Attila entered the United States with a visa on 12/31/2008 and he overstayed. He is now in ICE custody and I am doing everything possible to get him out of there. Attila and I met in June 2011 and we started dating. He was sweet, funny, entertaining, and very caring. As time went by our feelings grew for each other and eventually we decided that we would like to get married. Unfortunately before we could get married as a normal, happy, couple Attila was taken by ICE.

In August of 2011 Attila went to St. Augustine to visit some friends and on the exit for St. Augustine on I-95N Attila was stopped by a cop because he had a cracked windshield. When he was asked to hand over his DL the cop saw that it was expired. The cop then proceeded to give him a date to appear in court in September and then let him go. Attila came back to Orlando and time passed, in September Attila went back to St. Augustine to appear for his court date and Attila asked for a public defender as he wanted to fight the case. Attila requested a public defender and then he was told that he was denied for one, after hearing this he became frustrated and upset, signed the paperwork that he was asked to sign and left. He was not informed that on the documents he had signed was his new court date and he did not receive a copy.

He came back to Orlando and some time passed, he never got anything in the mail advising him of his new court date as he did receive a notification for his first court appearance. He then decided to check online and to his shock he saw that he had a warrant set out for him. He called me very stressed and nervous because he had no idea as to what he was going to do. He decided to call a few lawyers and seek their advice and most told Attila to turn himself in then he could bond out and afterwards he would get a new court date. It seemed as simple as pie but we did not know it was not as easy as they made it sound. We drove to St. Augustine in November 2011 and got there around 9 p.m. We decided to walk around downtown as we feared that it could be the last time we saw each other in a while. We then decided that it was time and I drove to St. Johns Police Department where Attila turned himself in. Everyone was very nice to us but after Attila was taken into the jail a cop informed me that on some documents that he was given to fill out he had to explain if he was born in the USA or outside of the USA and because he was born in Hungary his information was sent to ICE. It was a nightmare driving back to Orlando by myself without my then boyfriend, now husband. I felt alone, frustrated, angry, and miserable. I felt hopeless because I had no idea what was going to happen.

Attila ended up at Broward Transitional Center and was then transferred to Glades county jail. He was scared at first and nervous because he had no idea what was going to happen. After some time we figured out that we could get married as we had initially intended to do. We got married on 1/18/2012 at Broward Transitional Center and now we are hoping to seek new avenues to keep Attila in the country. Please sign this petition to stop the deportation of my husband as he was only trying to do the right thing. He is a model citizen and that is the type of person we want to keep in our country.

 

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    1. Update

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      So it has been 2 years now, we lost but it's ok. We have come terms and accept the outcome. Thank you all for your help.

    2. 500 signatures!! Wow you guys are really awesome, THANK YOU!!!!

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      500 signatures!! Wow you guys are really awesome, THANK YOU!!!!

    3. Reached 500 signatures
    4. WOW!!

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      300 signatures yay!! you guys are great!!! keep them coming please :)

    5. Reached 250 signatures
    6. Petitions

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      200 signatures, YAY!!!! thanks a million guys I totally appreciate it A lot but as you all know the more signatures the better. Attila is doing fine, I' am working with the lawyer to get his deportation canceled but as we all know this takes time in the mean time please sign and tell your friends or whoever to join my cause.

      Thanks again and God bless you all!

    7. Reached 100 signatures
    8. Signatures :)

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      Yay!!!!!! 50 signatures!!! thanks everyone and keep them coming!

    9. Reached 50 signatures
    10. More signatures please

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      Again thanks for all the signatures so far but we need more please. We (Attila and myself) can't do this without your help.

    11. Reached 25 signatures
    12. Update

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      Yay!!! More signatures!!!! keep them coming and thanks a million!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    13. Reached 10 signatures
    14. Please help

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      Thanks for the signatures so far but we need more. Please guys help us out, thanks!!!

    15. Contact info for your calls, emails or letters

      Maricela Pizarro
      Petition Organizer

      PLEASE call all or at least one of the following people & tell them you strongly oppose the deportation of my husband, Attila, & that you have signed our petition. We need to get our voice heard. If you prefer, you can print out the petition letter, sign it and either email or fax the people below. Thank you so much, Maricela and Tasi family.

      Janet Napolitano, Secretary of DHS
      Department of Homeland Security
      Phone: 703-235-0854)
      Public.Engagement@dhs.gov

      John Morton - Director of ICE
      U.S. Department of Homeland Security
      Washington, D.C. 20528
      Phone: 202-732-3000

      Nicole G. Guzman
      Chief Counsel
      U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
      U.S. Department of Homeland Security
      3535 Lawton Road, Suite 100
      Orlando, FL 32803
      (407) 812-3600

    16. Reached 5 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Brice Cook LAKE WORTH, FL
      • about 2 years ago

      America is a land for all not just some.

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    • siobhan burke PORTLAND, OR
      • over 2 years ago

      I feel for you very much. I too, married an immigrant who had over stayed his visa, got picked up on a minor infraction and was to be deported. It was a long, frustrating and painful process but, he became an American citizen 4 years ago, we have 2 beautiful children and own a small business in Oregon. We are coming up to our 7 year anniversary. I want you and your husband to know that there is hope in this situation. Stick with it and keep your head up. You will appreciate the love you share and your time with each other even more than those who didn't have to fight for it :-) BEST TO YOU AND ATILLA!

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    • Deborah Farmer MADISON, TN
      • over 2 years ago

      I think the people that are married to US citizens (however they came to be here) and are productive members of our society should be granted citizenship.

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    • sylvia carlson KOPPL, AUSTRIA
      • over 2 years ago

      I am an American citizen who travels often to Hungary because I love the people there. They have always been respectful and kind to me. When I travel to my own country - USA - the "Homeland Security" is often very rude and disrespectful at the airports. Our country has lost, generally speaking, a certain Dignity when dealing with foreigners and even their own people in regards to being extremely distrustful and downright agressive about it. etc etc Where has the open hearted Ami gone? - or did they never exist?

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    • Margaret Shigemura SACRAMENTO, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      Deportations destroy lives. I can attest to this.

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